Shooting Tips

Everything you need to score more goals is right here. Shoot better than your opponent. Beat the goalie. Help your team win games.

Some of the most advanced shooting tips in the world of hockey can be found in this section. A number of experts have created guidelines to give you exactly what you need to make sure your snipe goes TOP SHELF. To be the best you have to learn from the best, and that is exactly what HockeyShot’s Shooting Tips provides you. By studying this category, a hockey player will undoubtedly BECOME A BETTER SHOOTER so that the goalie never sees you coming. Shooting is without question one of the most important aspects of hockey, and this section gives you all the tools you need to succeed! These tips can be beneficial to all hockey players ON AND OFF THE ICE. No matter where you are, as long as you have a stick, puck and a target, you will learn something from these posts, we guarantee it!

  • The one-timer can be a fun and exciting shot in hockey. However, it takes a lot of practice to perfect and execute correctly. Basically, the one-timer is a quick release shot, where your teammate passes you the puck and instead of receiving the pass

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  • The major difference between an average goal scorer and an elite goal scorer, like Patrick Kane or Tyler Seguin, is their ability to get the shot off quick. By having a quick release, this will allow you to have a step up on the goaltender

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  • Some players in the NHL score goals off the pure strength and power of their shot. However, some NHL’ers score goals on pure finesse and shot location. Consider players like Phil Kessel or Alex Ovechkin, who just always seem to find the back of the net.

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  • There are not too many players in the NHL that would dive in front of a shot from Shea Weber or Zdeno Chara, and I don’t blame them. But what makes them such a threat on the power play is their ability to power a shot through to the net.

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  • There are many times where making an accurate wrist shot will be your best option to hit the net. You might have deked out a defenseman or two, or you might have just received a pass from a teammate.

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  • Lots of new players don’t take the split second to notice where the goalie is positioned in the net. If the goalie is out of the net, chances are you have less shooting angles, and need to opt for a deke.

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  • The average NHL goalie is about 6-foot-2, and two hundred pounds and change. Vertically, with stacked pads, or in the butterfly position, that eliminates a lot of goal mouth real estate.

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  • Warming up before practice is vital to improve your range of motion, repetition, and ultimately your shot. First, you need to take care of your wrists. So much power and energy comes from a simple snap of the wrists that it's crucial to warm them up before shooting.

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  • You were having a great day, everything seemed normal. Then, you went to HockeyShot.com, where the title of an article said “Don’t Shoot the Puck!”

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  • You can find a lot of hockey passing tips and shooting advice on HockeyShot.com, though the only way to really get good at them is to practice them in an environment where you can concentrate, and get really good at them. You want to practice receiving the pass with your back to the net, so you get some practice taking a pass, moving and shooting.

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